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HUMBOLDT RIVER - BATTLE MOUNTAIN (HBMN2)
Latitude: 40.67º NLongitude: 116.93º WElevation: 4500 Feet
Location: Lander County in NevadaRiver Group: Humboldt
Issuance Time: Nov 26 2022 at 8:17 AM PSTNext Issuance: Nov 27 2022 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: 8.5 FeetFlood Stage: 9.5 Feet

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Historical Stage/Flow Data
Water Year
Peak Discharge (cfs)
Stage (feet)
Date
 Most Recent 5 Years
2021*
370
5.33
Jun 8, 2021
2020*
831
6.73
May 26, 2020
2019*
3,950
10.72
Jun 5, 2019
2018*
1,040
7.09
Jun 1, 2018
2017*
6,030
11.32
Feb 15, 2017
 Historical High Stage/Flow Events (Period of Record - Feb 1991 to Present)*** - Ranked by Flow
2006*
8,880
11.30
Apr 11, 2006
2017*
6,030
11.32
Feb 15, 2017
1952*
5,800****
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May 3, 1952
1980*
5,460
9.87
Jun 10, 1980
1962*
4,600
9.66
Feb 17, 1962
 * Discharge affected by regulation or diversion
 ** Discharge estimated
 *** Most recent continuous record back to Feb 1991 with segmented periods back to May 1896
 **** Discharge is a maximum daily average
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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (NVZ036)
Today: Mostly cloudy early in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Patchy freezing fog early in the morning. Highs 37 to 45. Southwest winds up to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Lows 21 to 27. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Monday: Breezy. Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs 33 to 41. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the west 10 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph.

Monday Night: Colder. Mostly cloudy with chance of snow in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows around 14. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs 23 to 31. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 10 to 16.

Wednesday: Not as cold. Mostly cloudy. Highs 32 to 40.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 20s. Chance of snow 40 percent.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Scattered snow showers in the morning, then scattered snow showers and rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 35 to 43. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows 17 to 23. Chance of snow 40 percent.

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs 31 to 37.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 19.

Saturday: Partly sunny. Scattered snow showers in the afternoon. Highs 32 to 40. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Impacts - E19 Information
8.5 FeetSome very minor flooding at scattered locations in reach.
9.0 FeetLocalized minor flooding in reach.
9.5 FeetFlood Stage - Minor lowland flooding throughout reach. A few rural roads begin to flood.
10.0 FeetMinor to moderate lowland flooding throughout reach. Some rural roads near the river are flooded.
10.5 FeetModerate lowland flooding throughout reach. A number of rural roads impassable. No home or basements flooded. Livestock stranding and miring begins to be a problem.
11.0 FeetModerate to major lowland flooding throughout reach. Many rural roads flooded and some basements of homes near the river begin to flood in the Beowawe and Battle Mountain areas. Livestock stranding and mirning can be significant (similar to 05/1975 and 06/1995 floods).
11.5 FeetMajor lowland flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. A few basements and yards of residences near river begin to flood. Lowest ranch homes north of river become inaccessible, some residents need to leave. Livestock stranding and miring significant if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.0 FeetMajor flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river flood with significant transporation impacts. A few basements and yards near the river flood. Some river ranch homes north of river inaccessible and residents need to leave. Lifestock stranded and mired if not moved to higher ground. Battle Mountain impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
12.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads near river under water. Significant transportation impacts. Significant flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Several ranch homes, especially north of river, become inaccessible and residents need to leave. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds.
13.0 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transportation impacts. Flooding of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Some ranch buildings near river flood. Significant livestock loses possible. Battle Mountain most impacted northeast of railroad near animal shelter and fairgrounds. Some impacts south of railroad.
13.5 FeetExtensive flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some rail sections near river under water. Major transporation impacts. Major floodig of basements and yards of residences near river. Many ranch homes inaccessible. Many ranch buildings near river flood. Major livestock losses possible. Much of Battle Mountain northeast of railroad and some areas southeast have flooding.
14.0 FeetNear record flooding through reach. Most rural roads and some sections of rail near river under water. Portions of Interstate 80 may begin to flood. Major transportation impacts. Significant flooding of residences, businesses, and buildings near river with many more inaccessible. Much of Battle Mountain flooded, especially northeast of railroad. Major livestock losses possible.
14.5 FeetNear record to record flooding through reach. Most roads and some sections of rail, possibly some sections of Interstate 80 under water. Extensive transporation impacts. Major flooding of residences near river. Much of Battle Mountain flooded. Major livestock and crop losses possible (similar to 04/1984 flood).
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS Elko Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.